Examples of Idiomatic Expressions

Examples of Idiomatic Expressions

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Idiomatic Expressions

List of Examples of Idiomatic Expressions
The following is a list of Idiomatic Expressions used in the English and American language:

  • Back To Square One - To start again
  • Ball and chain: To be burdened with a task that that cannot be left or abandoned
  • Beat a dead horse: To engage in pointless and repetitive discussion.
  • Between the Devil and the deep blue sea. - In a very difficult situation when any resolution will be unpleasant.
  • Bushed - Tired, completely exhausted
  • Caught With Your Pants Down - Found out!
  • Can't see your nose in front of your face: Being oblivious to something obvious, in clear view.
  • Crash: To go to sleep
  • Don't look a Gift Horse in the Mouth - To reject something that has been freely given
  • Elbow Grease - A great deal of effort
  • Flea Market - An open-air market
  • Get out of hand - A situation which has resulted in chaos
  • Hit the hay: To go to bed
  • In your face - An aggressive manner
  • Junk Mail - Unsolicited communications
  • Kick the bucket: To die
  • Let sleeping dogs lie - Not to interfere
  • Mum's the word - To keep a secret
  • New kid on the block - A newcomer
  • Over the hill: To be past your prime
  • Prick up your ears - To listen intently
  • Rub someone up the wrong way - To annoy someone
  • Spinning a yarn: To lie or exaggerate
  • Tie the knot - To get married
  • Under the weather - Feeling ill

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